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In Memoriam: Former Northfield Township supervisor helped launch food pantry

by Alan P. Henry, Freelance Reporter News, Obituaries

For close to 50 years, the Northfield Township Food Pantry has been assisting residents of Northbrook, Glenview and part of Northfield who are unable to provide enough food for themselves and their families.

A big part...

In Memoriam: Northbrook’s Jack Coombe remembered as ‘a true showman’

by Alan P. Henry, Freelance Reporter News, Village, Community, Obituaries

Honored in 2012 as “Northbrook’s Number One Citizen,” Jack Coombe was a child vaudevillian, war hero, celebrated comedy writer, prolific author and the co-host of Northbrook Community Television’s “Talk Around Town” for 20 years.

Jack died...

In Memoriam: GBN graduate Nancy Hughes remembered for philanthropic efforts

by Alan P. Henry, Freelance Reporter News, Obituaries

Theirs was a love that would last a lifetime.

Nancy Ludwig, the popular, pretty blonde senior at Glenbrook North High School, loved music. So did classmate John Hughes, who would later create the iconic coming-of-age...